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Caucus delegates converge on Honduran consulate in San Francisco

Caucus delegates converge on Honduran consulate in San Francisco

Delegates who attended the Coast Longshore Division Caucus in San Francisco last month, provided a warm embrace to Honduran dock union leader Victor Crespo and two co-workers who addressed the Caucus on March 4. Delegates pledged their solidarity and unanimously voted to convene the two-week Caucus in honor of Crespo’s father, who was killed by [&hellip

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Coast Caucus concludes with priorities and a plan for Longshore contract negotiations

The 90 delegates and dozens of pensioners who gathered in San Francisco for the Coast Longshore Division Caucus concluded their two week meeting on March 7 after adopting an approach to negotiations for a new Longshore & Clerks Contract that expires on June 30. Resolutions set the agenda With delegates elected from each West Coast [&hellip

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Latest “free trade” farce: the “TPP”

Latest “free trade” farce: the “TPP”

Corporate America is clear about what they want from Congress: lower taxes, less regulation and weaker unions.

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ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

One hundred members of the ILWU held a protest at the Honduran Consulate in SF to support Honduran port workers who are suffering human rights violations

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Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

In 2013 over 500 new members were brought into ILWU Local 142 between September and November

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Coast Caucus begins two-week meeting to set goals for new Longshore Contract

Coast Caucus begins two-week meeting to set goals for new Longshore Contract

The Coast Longshore Division Caucus began two weeks of meetings on February 24 that will establish member-based priorities for the new contract negotiations

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Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Locked Out by

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Giving is a holiday tradition for ILWU members

Giving is a holiday tradition for ILWU members

Year after year, up and down the coast, ILWU members, pensioners and auxiliary clubs organize toy drives and donate their time and money to local charity groups who are helping to brighten the holiday for those who have fallen on tough times.

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Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

ICTSI – the rogue employer responsible for flagrant contract violations at the Port of Portland – is now expanding operations in Central America where murder, military repression, death threats and anti-union attacks are accompanying the firm’s expansion

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Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

ILWU Local 10 members helped put the anti-apartheid struggle in the national spotlight in 1984 when they refused to unload South African cargo from the Dutch ship, Nedlloyd Kimberly, at San Francisco’s Pier

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